Special Activities

Ardmore Baptist Church, 501 Miller St., will have services at 8:15 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Mike Queen’s sermon will be “Mother of a Revolutionary.” Bible study is at 9:30 a.m. The adult and youth choirs, handbell choirs, and string ensemble will perform “Child in the Manger,” a celebration of music and carols of the season at 7 p.m. Sunday. The Joy Singers will have their Christmas program at 6 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, go to www.ardmorebaptist.org.

Victory on the Frontline Church and Event Center, 4307 Welcome-Arcadia Road, Lexington, will have hospitality at 9:45 a.m., Sunday school at 10 a.m. and the worship service is at 11 a.m. Sunday. The “Just as I Am” casual service will resume after the first of the year. For more information, call 336-577-2873 or email mktvfl@att.net.

St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 2690 Fairlawn Drive, will have the morning worship service in the Parrish Hall at 10 a.m. Sunday. There will be a Blue Christmas service at 7 p.m. Friday. At 10 a.m. Dec. 23, the fourth Sunday in Advent will be celebrated. There will be a Christmas Eve mass at 5:30 p.m. Dec. 24; a Christmas Eve mass with special music will be at 10:30 p.m. Dec. 24. A Christmas Day mass will held at noon Dec. 25.

Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 4265 Ebert Road, will have a free Children’s Christmas Celebration and Parent’s Day Out from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday. The program is for children pre-K through fifth grade. Parents can drop their children off at the church. Lunch will be provided. Registration can be made at Eventbrite or at mtcarmelumc.org.

Clemmons First Baptist Church, 3530 Clemmons Road, will have Sunday school at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, followed by a worship service at 10:30. The Rev. Scott Hammett will speak on “We Welcome Love: Third Sunday of Advent.” For more information, call 336-766-6486 or visit www.cfbctoday.org.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Winston-Salem, 4055 Robinhood Road, will have a single service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Mariela Perez-Simons, the ministerial intern, will speak on “Biomimetic: Learning for Life.” At the Forum at 9:15 a.m. UU member, Mike Rauls Jr. will tell how he created a film with his lottery winnings. At Explorations at 9:15 a.m., Paul Decker will speak on “Mindfulness.” For more information, go to UUFWS.org.

Temple Baptist Church, 7035 Franklin Road, Lewisville, will have Sunday school at 10 a.m. and a worship service at 11 a.m. During the service, the choir will present “Light of the World,” a Christmas cantata, rescheduled from Dec. 9. There will be a worship service at 6:30 p.m. Sunday and will feature a Christmas candlelight service. Bible study and the youth program will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 336-945-3944 or go to www.templebaptistchurch.info.

Konnoak Hills Moravian Church, 3401 Konnoak Drive, will have a Service of Lessons and Carols at 11 a.m. Sunday. There will be Christmas Eve lovefeasts at 4 and 7 p.m. Dec. 24. There will be a band prelude 20 minutes before each service. A nursery will be provided. For more information, call 336-788-9321.

Central Tabernacle, 715 Waughtown St., will present the cantata, “O Little Town of Bethlehem,” during the 11 a.m. worship service Sunday. It will be presented by the adult and youth choirs. There will be a candlelight service during the 11 a.m. Dec. 23. For more information, call 336-788-4486.

Wake Forest Baptist Church, Wait Chapel on the campus of Wake Forest University, will have a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday. Pastor Lia Scholl’s sermon will be “Joy.” For more information, go to www.wakeforestbaptist.org.

Advent Moravian Church, 1514 W. Clemmonsville Road, will have a community lovefeast Sunday. There will be a band prelude at 4 p.m. and the service begins at 4:30.

Ardmore United Methodist Church, 630 S. Hawthorne Road, will celebrate its annual lovefeast Sunday in the sanctuary. The prelude will begin at 4:30 p.m., and the lovefeast at 5. For more information, call 336-723-3695 or go to https://ardmoreumc.org/events/.

Emmanuel Baptist Church, 1075 Shalimar Drive, will host its annual Christmas candlelight service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The service is free and open to the community, and fellow churches are also invited to attend. For more information call the church office at 336-788-7023.

Union Cross Baptist Church, 4350 High Point Road, Kernersville, will have a candlelight communion service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, call 336-769-2862 or go to www.unioncrossbaptistchurch.org.

St. John’s Lutheran Church, 2415 Silas Creek Parkway, will have Advent services at 7 p.m. Wednesday. The topic Wednesday will be Mary’s Song (The Magnificat).

Shiloh Lutheran Church, 703 Lewisville-Vienna Road, Lewisville, will have Holden Evening Prayers Thursday in the fellowship hall. It will begin with fellowship and refreshments at 6:30 p.m. and the service at 7 p.m. For more information, call 336-945-5255.

Advent Moravian Church, 1514 W. Clemmonsville Road, will have a Christmas Eve lovefeast Dec. 24. There will be a band prelude at 7 p.m. and the service begins at 7:30. A love offering for Sunnyside Ministry will be collected.

Maple Springs United Methodist Church, 2569 Reynolda Road, will have its RESET worship service at 5 p.m. Sunday in the sanctuary.

Shiloh Lutheran Church, 703 Lewisville-Vienna Road, Lewisville, invites people who enjoy needle crafting, knitting, cross-stitch, crochet and non-sewing blanket projects to join the Busy Hands Group at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays in the fellowship hall. Items are donated to the sick and needy. For more information, call 336-945-5255; leave a message for Pat.

Liberty Baptist Church, 1548 Old Hollow Road, will have a Bible study at 11 a.m. on Wednesdays. The subject is, “The Holy Spirit.”

Clemmons United Methodist Church, 3700 Clemmons Road, Clemmons, offers Parents of Addicted Loved Ones at 7 p.m. Wednesdays in Room A203. PAL is a free support group for parents who are dealing with a child suffering from addiction. For more information, go to www.clemmonsumc.org/parents-of-addicted-loved-ones.

Music/Drama

Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 1130 Jonestown Road, will have a live Nativity from 6 to 8 p.m. today. For more information, call 336-765-2569 or email pine-groveumcws@gmail.com.

Greater First United Baptist Church, 1409 Deep River Road, High Point, will have the Wato-to Children’s Choir from Uganda performing a free concert of their new album, “We Will Go” at 5:30 p.m. today.

Shallowford Presbyterian Church, 1200 Lewisville-Clemmons Road, Lewisville, will present a “Service of Nine Lessons and Carols” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. For more information, call 336-766-3178 or www.shallowfordpresbyterian.org.

Knollwood Baptist Church, 330 Knollwood St., will have its annual festival of Christmas music at 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Admission is free. For more information, call 336-725-1343 or visit www.knollwood.org.

Union Cross Baptist Church, 4350 High Point Road, Kernersville, the adult choir will present the Christmas cantata, “Come Let Us Adore,” at 11 a.m. Sunday. The children’s Christmas program, “Really, Really, Really Good News,” will be at 6 p.m. Sunday. Following the program there will be refreshments and a special visitor. For more information, call 336-769-2862 or go to www.unioncrossbaptistchurch.org.

Arcadia United Methodist Church, 117 Boulevard Road, Arcadia, will present a children’s Christmas program and an original youth Christmas program written by the youth at AUMC at 11 a.m. Sunday. Marla Edwards will provide special music. There will be an “Old Fashioned Christmas” program at the 11 a.m. service Dec. 23. For more information, call 336-250-7271 or 336-655-2395.

Pfafftown Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 3323 Transou Road, Pfafftown, will present “An Evening of Christmas Music” at 5 p.m. Sunday. It will feature the chancel choir, handbell choir and an orchestra and Jill Bowen Gardner, a nationally renowned soprano. Admission is free and a nursery will be provided. There will be a reception following the performance.

Harmony Grove United Methodist Church, 5041 Styers Ferry Road, Lewisville, will have a drive-through live Nativity from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Sunday. There will be free refreshments available and activities for children.

The Salem Band will have holiday concerts at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at New Philadelphia Moravian Church, 4440 Country Club Road. Also at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Moravian, 220 E. Sprague St. Admission is free. Featured selections include “Sleigh Ride,” A Charlie Brown Christmas,” “Christmas Eve Sarajevo,” and “Season of Peace,” commemorating the Christmas Eve truce in 1914 during World War I. For more information, go to www.salemband.org.

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 357 Old Hollow Road, will have its Christmas Cantata at 11 a.m. Dec. 23. The Christmas Eve worship service will be at 7 p.m. Dec. 24. For more information, call 336-377-2619 or go to www.standrewsnc.org.

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